Jonathan BARKER Biography,Bibliography,Books Review,Publications,Career,Email Address

British, b. 1949.

Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography, Librarianship.

Career: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, library assistant, 1970-72; Arts Council of Great Britain, London, poetry librarian, 1973-88; British Council, London, literature officer and deputy director of literature department, 1988.

Publications: A Bibliography of Poetry in Britain and Ireland since 1970, 1995. EDITOR: (and author of postscript) Arts Council Poetry Library Short-Title Catalogue, 6th ed., 1981; (and author of introduction, chronology, and bibliography) Selected Poems of W.H. Davies, 1985, rev. ed., 1992; (and author of introduction) Poetry Book Society Anthology, 1986/87, 1986; (and author of chronology and bibliography) The Art of Edward Thomas, 1987; (and author of introduction) Thirty Years of the Poetry Book Society, 1956-1986, 1988; (with W. Hope, and author of introduction) Norman Cameron, Collected Poems and Selected Translations, 1990. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals.

Address: Literature Department, British Council, 10 Spring Garden, London SW1A 2BN, England.

Online Address: jonathan.barker@britishcouncil.org